agCollective Action Theory and Stakeholder Participation - Introductions

AgCollective Action - participation(Bottom-up initiatives are usually less controversial as they are based on consensus& peaceful conflict

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Collective Action Theory - Introduction Collective action is the pursuit of goal(s) by more than one person. The Stern review (2007) states no two countries will face the exact same impacts of  climate change, but because it is a global problem, collective action is needed to mitigate  and adapt. The Game Theory suggests changing incentives can make co-operation more appealing. Collective action can be associated with a shift from ‘government’ to ‘governance’  this is shifting from top-down management to bottom-up initiatives based on stakeholder 
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Unformatted text preview: participation. (Bottom-up initiatives are usually less controversial as they are based on consensus & peaceful conflict resolution) Stakeholder Participation - Introduction Stakeholder someone with an interest/stake in a decision-making process. People can belong to different stakeholder groups (i.e. they have multi-identities) Arnstein’s Participation Ladder (1969) [simplified version] Citizen control Citizen power: 2 way information flow Partnership Consultation Tokenism: 1 way information flow Informing Non-participation Manipulation...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course AG 3306 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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